6 DAYS ISTANBUL & KUSADASI & PAMUKKALE TOUR


6 DAYS ISTANBUL & KUSADASI & PAMUKKALE TOUR

Day 1 – Istanbul – Arrival Day
Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel & Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 – Istanbul City Tour
(Breakfast lunch included)
Pick up at 08:00 am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch ..GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 Istanbul to Izmir & Kusadasi
(Breakfast lunch dinner included)
After breakfast depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar). BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia.. Lunh break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk Airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 – Kusadasi – Ephesus Tour
(Breakfast lunch dinner included)
08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After tour, Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5 – Kusadasi – Pamukkale Tour
(Breakfast lunch dinner included)
At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. We will check at the hotel around 12.00 and we have a lunch break until 13.30. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Overnight in Kusadası.
Day 6 – Pamukkale – Denizli to Istanbul – End of Tour
(Breakfast included)
Today we depart for Denizli Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul for final flight to home.

6 DAYS ISTANBUL & KUŞADASI & PAMUKKALE TOUR CONTAINS

  • All Arrival & Departure airport transfers in each city
  • 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • 3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
  • 5 open buffet breakfasts + 4 lunches + 3 dinners
  • Istanbul City Tour
  • Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
  • Ephesus tour
  • Pamukkale tour
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour guides